Archive | 2013
2015 Ford Mustang on Route 66

Video: The 2015 Ford Mustang GT gets some rolling action on Route 66

Ford released a new video featuring the all-new 2015 Mustang GT and an famous motoring icon: the US’s Route 66. The clip provides some moving footage of the Mustang in one of its most iconic settings: the straight and deserted open road. Though a straight isn’t the only type of road that the new Mustang […]

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Report: Audi’s head of R&D unsatisfied with Sport Quattro Concepts

Audi presented the interesting idea of reviving the original 1984 Audi Sport Quattro, which was virtually the Ingolstadt automaker’s homologation model produced as a homologation car, for the World Rally Championship at the time. They suggested the idea with two concepts; the 2010 Audi Quattro Concept and the more recent 2013 Sport Quattro showcased at […]

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Report: Mitsubishi could produce a plug-in hybrid SUV, could come stateside

Mitsubishi showcased a big collection of new concept cars at this year’s past Tokyo Auto Show in November. And unlike Mitsubishi concepts of the past, one might actually make it into production with a potential for coming stateside. The new model could be based off of the Concept GC-PHEV SUV crossover, which sported a hybrid […]

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BMW to showcase new technology dedicated to autonomous driving at next CES

BMW confirmed to be revealing some new technology at the next Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. According to the press release, BMW will be showcasing their latest research and development in autonomous driving. Specifics weren’t revealed, though BMW said that the project is designed for “highly automated driving,” suggesting an increase in “safety, comfort, […]

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Report: NHTSA investigates taillight failures on 250,000 Mercedes-Benz C-Class models

It’s not every day that you hear one that one of the most storied and most established marques in motoring has its foot in its mouth. Mercedes is under investigation for fitting inoperable taillights to one of their higher volume models, the C-Class. The National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration is investigating complaints from 114 […]

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Report: Ferrari’s 458 Speciale sells out fast

In the peak of the bland, ranch-style-housed, suburban, 1950s, Buick offered several trim levels: the Roadmaster, the Century, and the Special. Prosaic is the word that comes to mind for the former (the Special was the cheap one, for what it’s worth), but Ferrari is having none of this. After naming one of their spiciest […]

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Report: Tesla updates Model S software amidst worries over unsafe charging

Today saw the next chapter in the fight between electric car makers and their sometimes fiery batteries: Tesla has offered a mandatory software update to alleviate concerns at some level that their cars have a tendency to be set alight by simple things such as charging or roadway debris. Earlier this year, two Tesla Model […]

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Report: Ford trademarks “Model E” name, could suggest new entry-level EV

Word through enthusiast site FordAuthority is that the Dearborn automaker has just filed trademark rights for the name, “Model E.” Judging by the name, it could potentially suggest that a new mass-market EV could be on the way. Consider this: Ford was originally famous for name their models with “Model,” such as the famous Model […]

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Video: Jay Leno’s Garage features a 1991 Porsche 911 Type 964 revitalized by Singer

Jay Leno recently did a feature on Singer Vehicle Design—the recently popularized magicians responsible for building some epic vintage Porsche 911 restorations. And needless to say, this is just another great opportunity to catch Singers in motion picture. So check out the video after the jump and be ready to have a crisis.

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Report: Jeep is adamant about a hybridized model, questions tech durability

Australia’s Drive.com reports that Jeep is adamant about producing a hybridized model. Though first, the brand needs to ensure that hybrid technology can withstand the abuse of serious off-roading. Land Rover is currently putting this to the test with their experimental Defender EV fleet, which packs even more technology. Drive spoke with Chrysler’s Asia-Pacific product […]

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